Talking Scared

117 – Erika T. Wurth & Bigfoot in Your Dreams

November 08, 2022 Neil McRobert Episode 117
Talking Scared
117 – Erika T. Wurth & Bigfoot in Your Dreams
Show Notes

I don’t always talk about Bigfoot … but when I do it’s with the BEST people.

Our guest this week is Erika T. Wurth, author, narrative artist and creative writing guru. She is of Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee descent and she pours all of that skill and heritage into her new novel White Horse. It’s a tale of haunting, hard-living and violence, with a certain hairy indigenous monster that pops up in your dreams.

This is NOT the Bigfoot that you expect, or want to meet. 

As well as that brief foray into hairy hominid lore (I restrained myself; you’re welcome), Erika and I also talk about the dreaded dream sequence, the German phenomenon of Sonder, the real Overlook hotel and Jack Kerouac, of all people.


White Horse was released on November 1st by Flatiron Books

Other books mentioned in this episode include:

  • Buckskin Cocaine (2017), by Erika T. Wurth
  • Black Sun (2021), by Rebecca Roanhorse 
  • Ghost Eaters (2022), by Clay McLeod Chapman

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